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Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 26 – Guidance on community benefit requirements

53.Section 26 gives the Scottish Ministers power to publish statutory guidance in relation to the use of community benefit requirements and makes provision regarding the content of that guidance. Section 26(3) requires a contracting authority to have regard to any guidance published under this section. Section 26(4) obliges the Scottish Ministers to lay a copy of the guidance before the Scottish Parliament.

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